Tones Applied to Metal Plate Produce Shapes and Patterns

Wikipedia – Typically the surface of a plate, diaphragm, or membrane is vibrated, and regions of maximum and minimum displacement are made visible in a thin coating of particles, paste, or liquid.[1] Different patterns emerge in the excitatory medium depending on the geometry of the plate and the driving frequency.

Maybe it is just me, but I can’t help but see similarities of these shapes and patterns among the art of many indigoes cultures across the world.

Cymatics

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